Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.3) Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
Control purchasing department budgets.
Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, and supplies.6) Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
Administer on-line purchasing systems.
Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.9)Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.